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Is My Roof OK?

Posted by Kyle Clausen on Tue, Mar 31, 2015 @ 03:08 PM


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World's Greatest Roof System

Posted by Kyle Clausen on Tue, Feb 17, 2015 @ 06:00 AM


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Topics: Roof Systems

White Roof or Black?

Posted by Destry Powers on Thu, Jan 15, 2015 @ 02:04 PM


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Topics: Black or White Roof?

Flat Roof Snow Removal: Do's and Don'ts

Posted by Kyle Clausen on Thu, Jan 08, 2015 @ 10:32 AM

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Topics: Snow Removal

5 Reasons to Maintain Your Roof

Posted by Kyle Clausen on Wed, Dec 17, 2014 @ 01:40 PM

Top 5 Reasons to Maintain your Roof

I am often asked "Kyle, does it makes economical sense to perform maintenance on my roof?". My answer is yes, for the same reason you would change the oil in your car. It's less costly to change the oil, than the engine. There are many compelling reasons to have a professional look at your roof on a regular basis. I have listed several of them below.

1. Service Call Bills Add Up

We keep many technicians in our GLS Service Group busy due to emergency service calls. Most of these calls are billed on a time and material basis and the time clock starts when we leave our office and stops when we return. Much of the time is spent driving, setting up and investigating the problem when the dollars could've been invested in the roof. It is similar to a friend of mine who owned a residential heating business. During the late summer when he wasn't very busy he would offer an inexpensive furnace "check up" service. Many customers chose not to take advantage of it, but when the first cold day hit he was inundated with 'no heat' calls many of which included overtime billings for weekend and holiday work.

2. Reduce Hidden Damages

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Flat Roof Leaks? 5 Simple Steps

Posted by Kyle Clausen on Fri, Dec 05, 2014 @ 12:20 PM

Making decisions when you have a roof problem can be confusing, frustrating and difficult. It doesn’t have to be! Just follow this checklist to make the process easier.
Making the wrong assumptions about your roof problem can lead you down the wrong path and waste precious time and money. Follow these 5 guidelines to get the right answers and make the right decisions.

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